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March 2015
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Reliving the Wheelbarrow Across Australia Run

On Sunday 24 January 2015 David and I set off in our caravan to relive the Wheelbarrow Across Australia Run of six and half years ago. The plan this time was for David to run as many Park Runs as he could around Australia. Unfortunately, in training, David’s right knee flared up,  so he now […]

Claisebrook Park Run

  The start of a long journey continued with David’s fourth Park Run at Claisebrook in overcast and humid conditions Saturday 22 November.  The run nearly didn’t end well, with David almost falling and  thankfully for the trusty wheelbarrow handles he was able to brace his fall and was saved from an injury. During the […]

Cape to Cape Walk

On Monday 3 November 2014 David and I set off from the Naturaliste Lighthouse heading south with 12 friends to walk 135kms to the Leewin Lighthouse, Augusta. The scenery was awesome and very varied and ranged from beach sand, rocky outcrops, bush head high, lovely grassed and treed Ellenbrook through to steep limestone tracks. It […]

A new challenge

Wheebarrow Man, David Baird shows fitness is possible at any age. Now 71 years of age David has continued his quest for fitness and last year won the INBA Perth Body Building Classic for his age (70) on the 18 May 2013. Ever keen on challenging himself, on Saturday 24 January 2015 David will be […]

Since being set upon by three youths while running around  local Beatty Park on Christmas Eve, David has been determined not to let this affect him in anyway, and despite being very shaken and requiring stitches to his right eye, he has very determinedly kept running at the park. I could say more but the […]